Faculty Positions at UC Berkeley and Stanford

October 6, 2010 § Leave a comment

1.  University of California, Berkeley
Tenure-Track Faculty Positions in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (4 positions)

APPLICATIONS DUE: November 15, 2010

The Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of California, Berkeley is seeking exceptionally qualified applicants for four tenure-track faculty positions. All positions are 9-month academic year appointments and expected to commence on July 1, 2011, or thereafter.

We would like to invite candidates to apply who have demonstrated talent and productivity, and who would lead dynamic research programs in the areas described in the job announcement. Specifically we seek candidates with Ph.D. and/or M.D. degrees who have demonstrated excellence, originality and productivity in research. Three of our positions are hiring at the junior (tenure-track) faculty level, and one position will consider candidates at both the junior and senior (tenured) faculty level. In addition to evidence of a strong research program, candidates are expected to have an interest in undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Official advertisements for these positions appear online and in print versions of the following journals: Science, Cell, Stem Cell, and Nature. Positions are also listed on UC Berkeley’s Academic Employment Opportunities website (http://academicemployment.chance.berkeley.edu/).

Electronic applications are preferred and applicants may be directed to http://mcb.berkeley.edu/site/. Applications must be received by November 15, 2010. The University of California is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

2.  Faculty Positions: Broad Area Search. Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University

APPLICATIONS DUE: November 15, 2010

The Department of Bioengineering at Stanford University, which is jointly supported by the Schools of Medicine and Engineering, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at all levels (Assistant, Associate and Full Professor). The appointment will be at the rank commensurate with the applicant’s experience. Applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree in bioengineering, biomedical engineering, biomedical imaging, biophysics, or any related discipline. We encourage applications from physician-engineers.

We are searching for energetic and visionary individuals in any area of bioengineering, including interdisciplinary fields. The new faculty member is expected to develop outstanding bioengineering research and teaching programs. We are open to applications from individuals working on a broad range of problems, and have a particular interest in emerging frontiers in imaging. We are also interested in applications from individuals focused on areas ranging from fundamental biosciences to clinically motivated research. The ideal candidate will have strong communication and leadership skills and will contribute to the rapidly growing department at Stanford.

Teaching responsibilities include the development of both undergraduate and graduate courses. The supervision of doctoral students and academic advising of students at all levels is expected. A strong commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching and advising is essential.

Applicants should submit a letter containing a brief statement of interest, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, copies of two representative publications, and the names and addresses of five references. Candidates are requested to ask that references send letters directly to the search committee. These materials should be sent to: Broad Area Search, c/o Tiffany Murray, Department of Bioengineering, Stanford University, Clark Center Mailcode 5444, Stanford, CA 94305; or via electronic mail to bioe-search@lists.stanford.edu with “Broad Area Search” in the subject line.

The review of applications will begin on November 1, 2010, and applicants are strongly encouraged to submit applications by that date; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty.  It welcomes nominations of and applicants from women and minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching, and clinical missions.

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